Surgical Care Affiliates

  • PREOP/PACU Registered Nurse

    Job Location US-MD-Rockville
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 200 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 3,000 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit



    Facility Description:

    The Surgery Center of Rockville is an outpatient ambulatory care facility with one OR and two procedure rooms.  We accommodate multiple specialties including ENT, General, GI and Spine.  We provide quality and compassionate care for both pediatric and adult patients.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    We are seeking experienced PREOP/PACU Registered Nurses who are reliable, detail-oriented, skilled problem solvers, and who have a positive and cooperative work ethic.  The PREOP/PACU Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and coordinating patient care from pre-admission to discharge. 


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for the overall achievement of patient outcomes, patient satisfaction, and to provide safe, quality healthcare.
    • Assessing physical and emotional needs of the patient and implements appropriate nursing interventions.
    • Admitting and preparing patients for surgery.
    • Proficient in IV insertion
    • Receiving patients in PACU.  Assessment of the patient’s status and providing appropriate care.
    • Review postoperative discharge instructions with the patient and/or family member.
    • Demonstrates safe medication practices.
    • Set priorities to facilitate the flow of patients efficiently.
    • Make preoperative and postoperative patient phone calls.
    • Prepare and restock department for the following day.
    • Competent and responsive to emergency situations.


    • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
    • Current Maryland or Virginia Nursing License
    • At least 2 years of prior PREOP, PACU, or critical care experience
    • Current ACLS Certification
    • Current PALS Certification or completion within 90 days of employment

    Please send resumes to :


    Skills Required





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